Category: Schools

Florida Voters Deserve an Answer from Putnam on HB7069

Posted May 22, 2017 Florida Voters Deserve an Answer from Putnam on HB7069 MIAMI, FL – All across the state, concerned communities are mobilizing against HB7069. Parents, teachers, superintendents, school boards, and community leaders are all speaking out against HB7069. This includes every declared candidate for governor—every candidate besides Adam Putnam, that is. While Mayor Andrew Gillum, Congresswoman Gwen Graham, and…

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Parents, Teachers, Superintendents and Grassroots Orgs Resist HB 7069

Across the state, concerned community members are calling on Rick Scott to veto HB 7069. The Republican sponsored legislation is a massive, 278 page bill written in secret that siphons taxpayer money away from public schools and hands it to privately managed charter schools. FDP spokesperson Johanna Cervone stated “All children deserve a quality education, no matter where they live.” and “Our kids deserve better.”